Let’s face it, getting your children entirely off their devices this holiday is an impossibility. So how do you, as a parent, help your child strike the right balance between sedentary online activity and physical indoor/outdoor action?
The answer to maintaining strong, meaningful and healthy relationships is communication; and today there are so many ways to regularly speak to, hear, see and relate to loved ones in another city or continent – in real time!
Despite the ‘new normal’ and its heavy reliance on technology, parents can still manage these risks without impeding their children’s ability to stay up to date and on top of their schoolwork and connected with their friends.
Although the digital interface creates a buffer making it easier to say things you would never say to someone’s face, don’t be fooled.